|Summer - Edith Wharton|
LibriVox recording of Summer, by Edith Wharton. Read by Robin Cotter. The story is one of only two novels by Wharton to be set in New England. The novel details the sexual awakening of its protagonist, Charity Royall, and shares many plot similarities with Wharton’s better known novel, Ethan Frome. Only moderately well-received when originally published, Summer has had a resurgence in critical popularity since the 1960’s...
Keywords: summer; fiction; wharton; librivox; literature
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|Mansfield Park - Jane Austen|
LibriVox recording of Mansfield Park, by Jane Austen. Mansfield Park features Austen's frailest and perhaps most scrupulous heroine, Fannie Price. As the eldest daughter in a poor family, Fannie is sent to rich relatives when she's just old enough to fully appreciate the shame of her circumstances. Without pride or prejudice, Fanny sticks to principles in all matters. And matters certainly put her to the test...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; austen; romance; satire
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|The Turn of the Screw - Henry James|
Librivox recording of The Turn of the Screw by Henry James. Read by: Nikolle Doolin The Turn of the Screw is a novella written by Henry James. It is a ghost story that was originally published in 1898. A nameless governess reports the events of two ghosts who stalk the young children she has charge over. Is she reliable, or an imaginative neurotic? (Summary adapted from Wikipedia) For further information, including links to M4B audio book, online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or ...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; henry james; turn of the screw; nikolle doolin
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|The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan|
Librivox recording of the Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of twelve stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, featuring his famous detective. They were originally published in the Strand Magazine from July 1891 to June 1892. The title character was named after famous American poet Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (Summary from Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available)...
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